As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
The future is cloudy
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
Dangerous fumes from an African lake could be the fuel of tomorrow
Every day for the next two weeks we'll be unpacking the record behind the rhetoric
To rescue the Earth, we need bold engineering ideas that go beyond simple recycling
Energy officials argue for a new breed of reactors that run on recycled radioactive fuel
A rash of climate-related deaths adds fuel to the debate about global climate change.
Plus, you can conduct your own searches for phrases spoken on TV and in movies over the last 80 years.
Arctic climatologist Konrad Steffen has spent 18 consecutive springs on the Greenland ice cap, personally building and installing the weather stations that help the world's scientists understand what's happening up there. And what's happening may be much worse than anyone thought possible
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
A new theory of anthropogenic climate improvement
Researchers have found naturally occurring plant chemical may help to keep the Earth's temperatures balanced
Warming oceans could rob the Antarctic waters of their serenely ancient inhabitants
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A newly identified negative feedback loop could counteract global warming, by a teeny, tiny amount.
Researchers look to ancient melts to predict which species might survive in the present